Waiting for Snow in Havana - Confessions of a Cuban Boy - Study Guide Chapter 36 Summary & Analysis

Carlos Eire
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Carlos goes to a beautiful, palatial home with a grand staircase to see movies. The mansion includes a beautiful pool with marble statues surrounding it. Carlos' last memories of Cuba are of sitting in this home and watching Demetrius and the Gladiators, How to Marry a Millionaire, and Three Coins in a Fountain.

Two months later, Carlos is interviewing with a prospective foster family in Miami. A nice Jewish couple hears of the plight of the orphaned children from Cuba and wants to take Carlos in. Another family, not far away, is willing to take Tony. The expectation at the time is that it will be only a few months longer before the parents arrive from Cuba. It would be years before Marie Antoinette comes.

As Carlos sits in the nice living room with these nice people, all that he lost suddenly sweeps over Carlos, and he...

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